The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 255 340 286
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -54
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 511 293 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.06% 0.66% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.81% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 447 231 349
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -3.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39741 36204 40945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.59% 81.56% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32971 29817 35421
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 92 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Sidcup -6 9 £46,500 -5.22% 1
Teddington - 3 £40,000 -
Bromley - 3 £50,000 -
West Drayton - 3 £45,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £65,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 - 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 504 (44.84%) Scrum
2 482 (42.88%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (28.38%) QA
4 311 (27.67%) E-Commerce
5 293 (26.07%) Business Analysis
6 260 (23.13%) SQL
7 244 (21.71%) TDD
8 219 (19.48%) Finance
9 203 (18.06%) Degree
10 200 (17.79%) JavaScript
11 196 (17.44%) Retail
12 195 (17.35%) Java
13 187 (16.64%) Marketing
14 185 (16.46%) C#
15 182 (16.19%) .NET
16 175 (15.57%) HTML
17 173 (15.39%) BDD
18 171 (15.21%) CSS
19 144 (12.81%) Project Management
20 142 (12.63%) Selenium
21 141 (12.54%) XML
22 127 (11.30%) UML
23 121 (10.77%) Use Case
24 120 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
25 118 (10.50%) JIRA
26 116 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
27 115 (10.23%) Ruby
28 114 (10.14%) Unit Testing
28 114 (10.14%) Test Scripting
29 108 (9.61%) Games

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (5.07%) CMS
2 48 (4.27%) Apache
3 37 (3.29%) Confluence
4 22 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.87%) Drupal
6 17 (1.51%) Apache Pig
6 17 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.62%) WordPress
9 6 (0.53%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.53%) Node.js
10 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.36%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.36%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.36%) Documentum
11 4 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.36%) Liferay
12 3 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 60 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.98%) MS Office
4 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.44%) MS Project
5 5 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.36%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.089%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 31 (2.76%) Magento
2 18 (1.60%) Google Analytics
3 12 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.089%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.089%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 68 (6.05%) SaaS
2 26 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
6 13 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.089%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.089%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.96%) SNMP
2 18 (1.60%) Internet
3 10 (0.89%) HTTP
4 4 (0.36%) Extranet
5 3 (0.27%) FTP
6 2 (0.18%) DAB
6 2 (0.18%) Intranet
6 2 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.089%) MVNO
7 1 (0.089%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.089%) DSL
7 1 (0.089%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.089%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.16%) MySQL
3 49 (4.36%) Relational Database
4 45 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 37 (3.29%) MongoDB
6 31 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (2.40%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.51%) Impala
9 17 (1.51%) Apache Hive
10 16 (1.42%) Mahout
11 15 (1.33%) Big Data
12 13 (1.16%) Data Mart
13 8 (0.71%) ProClarity
13 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.62%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.62%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.53%) Redis
16 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 142 (12.63%) Selenium
2 118 (10.50%) JIRA
3 106 (9.43%) Cucumber
4 92 (8.19%) Git (software)
5 70 (6.23%) Jenkins
6 61 (5.43%) QuickTest Pro
7 50 (4.45%) Hudson
8 47 (4.18%) Subversion
9 36 (3.20%) WebDriver
10 35 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (3.02%) Visual Studio
12 32 (2.85%) Bugzilla
13 31 (2.76%) SoapUI
14 30 (2.67%) JMeter
15 25 (2.22%) Maven
16 23 (2.05%) TeamCity
17 22 (1.96%) NUnit
18 20 (1.78%) PHPUnit
19 18 (1.60%) Behat
20 17 (1.51%) SpecFlow
General
1 219 (19.48%) Finance
2 196 (17.44%) Retail
3 187 (16.64%) Marketing
4 108 (9.61%) Games
5 87 (7.74%) Telecoms
6 86 (7.65%) Banking
7 62 (5.52%) Advertising
8 54 (4.80%) Publishing
9 34 (3.02%) Law
10 27 (2.40%) Back Office
11 21 (1.87%) Investment Banking
12 16 (1.42%) Multimedia
13 13 (1.16%) Automotive
13 13 (1.16%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.89%) Legal
15 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.36%) Front Office
17 2 (0.18%) Online Betting
18 1 (0.089%) Electronics
18 1 (0.089%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 431 (38.35%) Analyst
2 351 (31.23%) Business Analyst
3 237 (21.09%) Developer
4 93 (8.27%) Agile Business Analyst
5 67 (5.96%) Architect
6 65 (5.78%) Product Manager
7 59 (5.25%) QA Engineer
8 58 (5.16%) Java Developer
9 53 (4.72%) Project Manager
10 46 (4.09%) Senior Developer
11 45 (4.00%) Product Owner
12 41 (3.65%) Technical Leader
13 38 (3.38%) Automation Engineer
14 36 (3.20%) Lead Developer
15 35 (3.11%) Web Developer
16 34 (3.02%) Technical Architect
17 32 (2.85%) Senior Analyst
18 31 (2.76%) Tester
19 30 (2.67%) Senior Business Analyst
19 30 (2.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (16.19%) .NET
2 175 (15.57%) HTML
3 171 (15.21%) CSS
4 141 (12.54%) XML
5 90 (8.01%) jQuery
6 87 (7.74%) Web Services
7 77 (6.85%) RESTful
8 73 (6.49%) SOAP
9 65 (5.78%) Gherkin
10 61 (5.43%) ASP.NET
11 60 (5.34%) JSON
12 59 (5.25%) .NET Framework
13 53 (4.72%) HTML5
14 49 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 48 (4.27%) Ajax
16 45 (4.00%) CSS3
17 37 (3.29%) Spring
18 35 (3.11%) Django
19 33 (2.94%) XSD
20 31 (2.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.99%) Open Source
2 92 (8.19%) Mobile App
3 77 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 52 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.49%) Visualisation
6 23 (2.05%) FMCG
7 22 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
8 18 (1.60%) Video on Demand
9 14 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.16%) Digital Media
11 11 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
11 11 (0.98%) Social Media
11 11 (0.98%) N-Tier
11 11 (0.98%) Data Integration
12 10 (0.89%) Reference Data
12 10 (0.89%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.89%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (0.89%) Speech Recognition
13 9 (0.80%) iPad
13 9 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 86 (7.65%) Linux
1 86 (7.65%) Apple iOS
2 76 (6.76%) Android
3 28 (2.49%) Windows
4 17 (1.51%) Debian
5 11 (0.98%) UNIX
5 11 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 10 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 10 (0.89%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.089%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (44.84%) Scrum
2 482 (42.88%) Agile Software Development
3 311 (27.67%) E-Commerce
4 293 (26.07%) Business Analysis
5 244 (21.71%) TDD
6 173 (15.39%) BDD
7 144 (12.81%) Project Management
8 127 (11.30%) UML
9 121 (10.77%) Use Case
10 120 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 116 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
12 114 (10.14%) Unit Testing
12 114 (10.14%) Test Scripting
13 106 (9.43%) OO
14 100 (8.90%) CRM
15 98 (8.72%) Web Development
16 96 (8.54%) Analytics
17 90 (8.01%) Test Automation
17 90 (8.01%) Automated Testing
17 90 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 260 (23.13%) SQL
2 200 (17.79%) JavaScript
3 195 (17.35%) Java
4 185 (16.46%) C#
5 115 (10.23%) Ruby
6 106 (9.43%) Python
7 86 (7.65%) PHP
8 58 (5.16%) T-SQL
9 35 (3.11%) Bash Shell
10 26 (2.31%) Objective-C
10 26 (2.31%) VB
11 19 (1.69%) C
11 19 (1.69%) C++
12 16 (1.42%) VBScript
12 16 (1.42%) VBA
13 14 (1.25%) R
14 13 (1.16%) Clojure
15 12 (1.07%) Erlang
16 6 (0.53%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 203 (18.06%) Degree
2 68 (6.05%) ISEB
3 21 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.71%) IIBA
7 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.36%) CBAP
8 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.089%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.089%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.089%) MBA
10 1 (0.089%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (28.38%) QA
2 10 (0.89%) MiFID
2 10 (0.89%) EMIR
3 9 (0.80%) FATCA
4 7 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.36%) WCAG
6 1 (0.089%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (1.16%) Varnish
2 7 (0.62%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.089%) Xen
3 1 (0.089%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (1.69%) Puppet
2 17 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.62%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 102 (9.07%) Microsoft
2 66 (5.87%) Oracle
3 36 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (2.49%) JBoss
5 27 (2.40%) Google
6 23 (2.05%) HP
7 18 (1.60%) hybris
8 17 (1.51%) Adobe
9 13 (1.16%) Cognos
10 10 (0.89%) Perforce
11 9 (0.80%) Apple
11 9 (0.80%) IBM
12 8 (0.71%) Rackspace
13 7 (0.62%) Pega
14 6 (0.53%) Guidewire
15 5 (0.44%) SAP
15 5 (0.44%) ATG
16 4 (0.36%) EPiServer
16 4 (0.36%) Zend
16 4 (0.36%) Endeca
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus and excellent bonus and benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Net-A-Porter Group LTD
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + 31 days hol + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimbledon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Croydon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago